Research Highlights

Scholars Present “Sara’s Century” Podcast

Scholars Present “Sara’s Century” Podcast

Rutgers University–Camden scholars are currently presenting “Sara’s Century,” a weekly, 12-episode podcast chronicling the tragic life of Russian Jew Sara Mebel during the 20th century, exploring how antisemitism, revolution, war, and immigration affected a single individual.

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Students From Across United States Gain Research Experience at Rutgers University‒Camden

Students From Across United States Gain Research Experience at Rutgers University‒Camden

Participants in the National Science Foundation sponsored program have an opportunity to conduct major scientific research work.

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Researcher’s New Book Explores Cultural Significances – and Struggles – of Those with Extraordinary Bodies

Researcher’s New Book Explores Cultural Significances – and Struggles – of Those with Extraordinary Bodies

By Tom McLaughlin Recognizing other people as bigger and smaller than ourselves is a natural part of “the human measure,” a way of viewing and knowing the world, explains Lynne Vallone. However, contends the Rutgers University–Camden researcher, this natural inclination to compare bodies is so obvious, so universal, that it paradoxically goes unnoticed. “Certainly, big […]

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Professor Co-Authors Latest Edition of Preeminent Manual for Writing Research

Professor Co-Authors Latest Edition of Preeminent Manual for Writing Research

William FitzGerald, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden, teams with Boston University scholar Joe Bizup to revise the ninth edition of Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.

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Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

By Tom McLaughlin South Jersey’s most economically distressed municipalities receive significantly less state funding assistance than similarly poor municipalities elsewhere throughout the state, according to new research by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. “This finding suggests that state policymakers should review the formula for how New Jersey municipalities receive […]

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